Physical Fitness Programs Putting More Muscle In Corporate Manpower

October 1979
Training & Development Journal;Oct79, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the physical fitness programs of corporations in the U.S. Diversity of firms with fitness programs; Factors contributing to the interest in physical fitness in corporations.


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